Monday, April 14th

Defending Mother Earth: Environmental Justice Week

Time: 7:00 pm-Thursday, April 17th 9:30 am

Description:

Environmental Justice week is a four-day conference starting April 14. The event includes workshops, speakers, hand-on science workshops, interactive activities, critical discussions, and a cultural night.

The focus of the conference is the ways which communities protect their natural systems such as land, water, air, food, sacred sites, culture, and language from a grassroots and community-centered approach.

The main themes for the conference are challenging environmental racism and the discourse of discovery.

Speaker include:

Monday 4/14
Arturo S. Rodriguez,
UFW President

Tuesday 4/15
Dr. Marisol Ruiz (Education) &
Dr. César Abarca (Social Work), HSU
HSU Student Drum
Michele Roberts, EJ&HACPR
Keith Parker, HSU

Wednesday 4/16
Humboldt Co.
PODER, San Francisco

Wednesday 4/16
Sofia Martinez, CCWM&MC
Jacqueline Martinez & Victor Arredondo (HSU)

Thursday 4/17
Dr. Antonio Lara &
Dr. Robert Marquez (NMSU)
& HSU’s ERESA Students
Richard Moore, LJI
Rain Marshall, NAS HSU

Additional Public Info: Monday 4/14
Arturo S. Rodriguez,
UFW President
7 pm at Van Duzer

Tuesday 4/15
Environmental Justice 101 Workshop
Dr. Marisol Ruiz (Education) &
Dr. César Abarca (Social Work), HSU
3 pm at Founders Hall 181

Opening
Ceremony
HSU Student Drum
5pm at Founders Hall 111

Panel One
Michele Roberts, EJ&HACPR
Keith Parker, HSU
6 pm at Founders Hall 111
Wednesday 4/16
Youth Panel
Klamazon Delegation,
Humboldt Co.
PODER, San Francisco
5 pm at Founders Hall 108

Wednesday 4/16
Panel Two
Sofia Martinez, CCWM&MC
Jacqueline Martinez & Victor Arredondo (HSU)
6:30 pm at Siemens Hall 108

Thursday 4/17
Hands-on Science Workshop
Dr. Antonio Lara &
Dr. Robert Marquez (NMSU)
& HSU’s ERESA Students
9 am – 4:30 pm at Founders Hall 108

Remarks
Dr. Antonio Lara &
Dr. Robert Marquez (NMSU)

5 pm at Founders Hall 125

Panel Three
Richard Moore, LJI
Rain Marshall, NAS HSU
5:30 pm at Founders Hall 125

Next Steps Activity
7:30 pm at Founders Hall 125

Closing
Ceremony
8:30 pm at Founders Hall 125

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Price: Free

Location:

HSU Campus

Room: Varrious

Directions: Monday 4/14, 7 pm at Van Duzer

Tuesday 4/15, 3 pm at Founders Hall 181
5 pm Founders Hall 111; 7:30 pm at Green and Gold Room

Wednesday 4/16, 5 pm at Founders Hall 108
6:30 pm at Siemens Hall 108

Thursday 4/17, 9 am – 4:30 pm at Founders Hall 108
5 pm at Founders Hall 125
5:30 pm at Founders Hall 12
7:30 pm at Founders Hall 125
8:30 pm at Founders Hall 125

Contact:

Dr. Cesar Abarca
826-4552
cesar.abarca@humboldt.edu

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